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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
June 18, 1800 Authorization for New Boat Samuel Hodgdon Israel Whelen Issued a new boat for Fort Mifflin to be under Captain Meminger. Current boat used for transport deemed dangerous to people and provisions.
September 30, 1793 House & Stores on Water Street John Steinmetz Samuel Hodgdon Since the lease that Hodgdon currently holds on Steinmetz's house and stores on Water Street will expire at the end of the year, he wants Hodgdon to know that the current rent of 250 pounds per annum will continue if he chooses to maintain possession. Payments will be made on a quarterly basis and Hodgdon should know that the rent is not higher than that on other property of equal value.
March 1, 1794 Accounts received of John Swindles John Swindles Christian Hubbert Account document of John Swindles, late a soldier in the Pennsylvania Line.
September 15, 1791 Assignment and Power of Attorney Adam Sheeman George Carlinger Document certifying the service of Adam Sheeman, late soldier in the Pennsylvania Line during the Revolutionary War.
August 3, 1797 Deposition of James Humphreys James Humphreys [not available] Discussed employment of Humphreys by John Connor in "speculating in soldiers rights." Forgery of powers of attorney discussed.
October 29, 1798 Clothing Ordered to the Northern Posts, Etc. Samuel Hodgdon Thomas Billington Hodgdon expresses the uneasiness of the Secretary of War regarding the clothing intended for the northern posts which must be forwarded before winter arrives.
November 21, 1796 Conspiracy Unknown Author John Steele Intelligence on a conspiracy masterminded by Israel Loan. Sought to clear the name of Hubbard with information on his character. The conspiracy involved receiving pay due to soldiers, using a false seal.
July 21, 1788 Regarding the dispositions of the Northern and Western Indians as stated by St. Clair Henry Knox Arthur St. Clair The dispositions of the Northern and Western Indians as stated by St. Clair will require great address in order to render them friendly to United States. Refers to Acts of Congress of 2 July. Congress will be anxious to hear of St. Clair's success.
1787 Instructions to the Governor of Territory of United States Northwest of Ohio River relative to an Indian Treaty in the Northern Department Charles Thomson Arthur St. Clair St. Clair is instructed to examine temper of Indian Tribes in Northern Indian Department. If hostile, and if treaty is required, hold a general one with all the tribes, in conjunction with Superintendent Indian Affairs Northern Department. Purpose of treaty is to promote peace by removing causes of controversy. Do not depart from existing treaties unless change of boundary is beneficial to United...
August 18, 1788 Resolution of Congress dated 12 August 1788, and extension of Superintendent Indian Affairs Northern District William Knox Arthur St. Clair William Knox sends resolution of Congress dated 12 August 1788. Also encloses copy of Secretary of War letter with resolve continuing Superintendent Indian Affairs Northern District in office for two months.
August 29, 1799 Discussion of Clothing Supply for Northern and Southwestern Frontier James McHenry Alexander Hamilton Discusses correspondence with General Wilkinson and Massac about clothing on the northern and southwestern frontier. Refers to failure of contract and his perception of the role of commanding general. Discusses responsibility of paymasters and quartermaster.
August 1, 1788 Decision to continue in office the superintendent of Indian Affairs for the Northern District; Creek concurrence in Treaty Henry Knox Arthur St. Clair Knox reports that Congress has thought it proper to to continue in office the superintendent of Indian Affairs for the Northern District for two months. Alexander McGillivray, Chief of Creeks, and the other Creek chiefs, have concurred in treaty to be held with the commissioners on frontiers of Georgia
November 13, 1795 Updates on Pay and Muster Rolls Isaac Craig William Simmons Receipt rolls enclosed, information on pay and muster rolls for troops from northern Ohio territories.
October 24, 1798 Our Situation Relative to Clothing for the Army Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Hodgdon expresses his concern regarding clothing for the Army at the northern posts. As winter approaches, clothing should be transported immediately.
May 23, 1796 Account of Dealings with Rinker and Shaffer; Christian Hubbert William Simmons Facts pertaining to land warrant Issued by Mr. Stagg and stopped by Simmons. May relate to conflict between Hubbert and "that infamous rogue" Rinker. Describes the history between himself, Rinker, and Shaffer. Hubbert is accused of being part of their scheme, but maintains his innocence.
January 6, 1798 Account of Jefferson County John Thruston William Simmons Thurston assures Simmons that his receipts will verify the legitimacy of his county's accounts and confirm that no liberties have been taken with public monies.
November 22, 1792 Peace & Friendship with the United States James Seagrove Henry Knox After his meeting with eighteen Creek chiefs, Seagrove confirms that the Creeks have no interest in joining the northern tribes against the forces of the United States.
December 21, 1791 Clothing, Etc. Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Craig has forwarded care of Captain Cushing several articles, including clothing. Mentions a defeat, general panic, and the Northern Indians. No news yet received from Congress.
August 17, 9800 British and Indians on the northern frontier Thomas Mifflin Henry Knox The Governor of Pennsylvania encloses a copy of a letter from Brigadier General Wilkins in which he represents some circumstances relative to the disposition of the British and Indians on the northern frontier.
February 20, 1793 Letter from James Seagrove Creek Indian Agent, to leader of Courtas [Courlas] warning of the northern tribes James Seagrove Courtas [Courlas] Indians Letter from Creek Indian Agent James Seagrove to leader of Courtas [Courlas]. Reports that great and kind father General Washington, President of United States is pleased to hear of the peaceable conduct of his Creek children. Glad to hear the talks of upper towns continue good. Will be at Cussetah 1 May, where talk will be straight. Beware of the northern Indians giving bad talks. Chiefs of...
May 23, 1784 Concerning army accounts John Pierce Thomas Mifflin John Pierce encloses a letter to the President of Congress pertaining to Army accounts.
May 15, 1785 Resolution, Indian Commissioners Charles Thomson [not available] Appointment of commissioners for treating with Northern Indians.
August 1, 1793 Savages Against Savages William Blount Henry Knox Governor Blount and General Pickens discuss the implications of building a post at the mouth of the Bear Creek which may help to cut off water communication between the northern and southern Indians. They mention the benefits that may incur by enlisting the Chickasaws and Choctaws in the war against the Creeks who might be joined by the Cherokees.
July 7, 1788 Papers respectiong disposition of affairs on the Ohio River and Northwest Henry Knox Arthur St. Clair Knox transmits letter from Governor of Western Territory with message from Wyandots, Ottawas, and Chippawas, delivered by Captain Coon; a letter from Superintendent Indian Affairs, Northern District, dated Fort Pitt, 20 June 1788; Extract of letter from Brigadier General Harmar with reports from Lieutenant Armstrong and Lieutenant Spear.
September 29, 1797 Supply Line Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Inquiry into statement that Northern posts of Niagara, Detroit, and Michilemacinac would be supplied via Albany and Schenectady. Requested stationary and writing paper.